Nicaragua: Civil liberties

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 Nicaragua

Civil liberties index, 7 (weak) - 1 (strong)

 Latest value 5
 Year 2020
 Measure points
 Data availability 1972 - 2020
 Average 4
 Min - Max 3 - 6
 Source The Freedom House
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 1972 to 2020. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 4 points with a minimum of 3 points in 1972 and a maximum of 6 points in 1986. The latest value from 2020 is 5 points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 195 countries is 3 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nicaragua - Civil liberties - recent values

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Nicaragua - Civil liberties - historical chart - 1972-2020




Definition: The Civil Liberties index from the Freedom House evaluate the following: freedom of expression and belief, associational and organizational rights, rule of law, and personal autonomy and individual rights. The rating ranges from 1 (strong liberties) to 7 (no liberties).


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 Rule of law -1.31 2022 points
 Government effectiveness -1.04 2022 points
 Control of corruption -1.29 2022 points
 Regulatory quality -0.91 2022 points
 Voice and accountability -1.35 2022 points
 Political stability -0.35 2022 points
 Corruption perceptions - Transparency International 19 2022 points
 Political rights 6 2020 points
 Civil liberties 5 2020 points
 Competitiveness 51.50 2019 points
 Cost of starting a business 65.70 2019 percent of per capita GNI
 Shadow economy 39.51 2015 percent
 Informal economy, MIMIC method 43.60 2020 percent
 Informal economy, DGE method 40.30 2020 percent
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